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Hispanic families in Dallas ISD are less likely than White and Black families to have high-speed internet at home, survey finds

Hispanic families in Dallas ISD are less likely than White and Black families to have high-speed internet at home, survey finds

January 13, 2022

DISD parents trust the private sector over the government to provide a high-speed internet network and they overwhelmingly believe that a government-built network would result in higher property taxes.

GOP primary voters far more opposed to vaccine mandates than other Texans, poll finds

GOP primary voters far more opposed to vaccine mandates than other Texans, poll finds

December 7, 2021

As Republican activists and elected officials increasingly call for a special legislative session to prohibit vaccine mandates, recent polling shows that Republicans who vote in primaries are far more skeptical of such mandates and other measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 than Texas voters as a whole are.

Texans’ views of vaccine differ significantly by party, survey finds

Texans’ views of vaccine differ significantly by party, survey finds

December 1, 2021

One out of every four registered voters identifying as either Republicans or independents in Texas say they do not plan to get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to polling conducted this fall by the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation (TxHPF).

Texas Hispanics voice support for GOP-led border policies

Texas Hispanics voice support for GOP-led border policies

November 17, 2021

Hispanic Texans — especially in South Texas — are more likely to support than oppose several border policies pushed by Gov. Greg Abbott and other Texas Republicans, according to recent polling by the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation (TxHPF).

Texas Hispanics show diverse views of political figures in new survey

Texas Hispanics show diverse views of political figures in new survey

November 8, 2021

Hispanic Texans view well-known Democratic figures more favorably than they view Republicans, but by relatively narrow margins, according to the results of polling by the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation (TxHPF).

Abbott and O’Rourke in Dead Heat, New Poll From Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation Shows

Abbott and O’Rourke in Dead Heat, New Poll From Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation Shows

November 1, 2021

A year before they could meet in a showdown for the state’s top office, Gov. Greg Abbott and expected Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke are virtually tied, according to new polling from the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation (TxHPF).

Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation Secures Another Major Grant for Groundbreaking Work

Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation Secures Another Major Grant for Groundbreaking Work

October 14, 2021

The Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation has secured a $75,000 matching grant from the Meadows Foundation in another sign of the nonprofit organization’s growing acclaim as a leading voice on issues affecting Hispanic Texans.

Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation to Study COVID’s Impact on Texas Hispanic Public School Students

Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation to Study COVID’s Impact on Texas Hispanic Public School Students

September 28, 2021

The Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation is preparing to conduct some of the organization’s most ambitious and groundbreaking research after securing a significant investment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Texas must wake up to the fact that Hispanics will soon become the majority

Texas must wake up to the fact that Hispanics will soon become the majority

August 17, 2021

U.S. Census figures show the Hispanic and white populations are about the same size.

New THPF Podcast to Share Hispanic Texans’ Stories

New THPF Podcast to Share Hispanic Texans’ Stories

January 11, 2021

The Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation will launch a new podcast this month to share the voices of the state’s increasingly pivotal Hispanic population.